All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘model s’

Tesla Confirms Model 3, Its $35,000 Car Slated for 2017

Tesla Motors has confirmed the name of its third-gen electric car. It’ll be called the Model 3 and will retail for around $35,000 – much cheaper than the Model S. Tesla confirmed a report from Auto Express on Twitter, noting that it will hit showrooms after their Model X SUV. Confirmed: Our Gen III car, due out after Model X, …

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Elon Musk Wants to Standardize Supercharger Market

Elon Musk, co-founder of companies such as PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX (and sometimes known as the modern-day Tony Stark, aka Iron Man), has has fulfilled his promise of “doing something fairly significant on this front which would be kind of controversial with respect to Tesla’s patents”. While he has not decided to release all the patents for his Tesla …

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Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable

In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were riding a rollercoaster; this week, USNews.com reports CEO Elon Musk condemning the media coverage of the car fires as “extremely …

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Tesla Model S Gets the Highest Safety Rating…Ever

In terms of U.S. automobile safety testing, the Tesla Model S has just set a new record. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just awarded Tesla’s full-sized luxury sedan a 5-star safety rating – both overall and across the board, in every single category tested. The car also received a 5.4 star Vehicle Safety Score, the highest ever …

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Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld, Issues Proactive Partial Recall for Model S

Tesla Motors has issued the first recall on its full-sized luxury sedan, the Model S. It’s a partial recall on Model S vehicles manufactured between May 10th and June 8th of this year. According to Tesla, “the attachment strength of the mounting bracket for the left hand latch of the second row seat could be weaker than intended.” Apparently, this …

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